-- Game of the Year (all entered games are eligible)-- Analog Game-- Game Design-- Game Narrative-- Game Art-- Game Audio-- Technical Achievement (game/tools)
-- Games must have been released between January 1, 2018 and December 31, 2018 to be eligible. -- Games which were launched in early access in 2018 are eligible, but may not be submitted as a full release game in subsequent years (i.e. decide when it’s best to submit it for you).-- Games launched on new platforms in 2018 are eligible, but may not be submitted again under another platform (i.e. decide which platform is best for you).-- Expansions released in 2018 to games released prior to January 1, 2018 are eligible. -- Games must be developed in the Republic of Ireland or have a majority Republic of Ireland-based team (for example, if six of your ten-person team is in Ireland, you qualify). -- Games developed and completed in the Republic of Ireland but released abroad qualify (for example, you and your majority Republic of Ireland-based team developed the game entirely in Ireland and later moved abroad). -- Experimental games are encouraged to apply.-- Games must be made available to judges free of charge for evaluation.-- You MUST be an Imirt member to enter. Please enter using your Imirt email or referencing it.
-- Judging is done by a panel of individuals. These panels will be a mixture of Irish and international judges who are to be announced. In no circumstance will individuals be voting in categories in which they are also competing.
-- To submit games to multiple categories, you must make multiple submissions, one for each category. -- All entries are eligible for Game of the Year categories.
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